Interviews

Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner talks about kids, comedy, and home repairs

Rita Rudner is a legendary comedienne who's had a long, long career . . . and she's still going strong. She's coming to the Federal Way Performing Arts & Event Center on Friday night (November 16) so we thought we'd better give her a jingle at her home in SoCal and catch up. Just to set the...
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House with Christmas lights

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is bringing their holiday show to the Tacoma Dome this year

You may not quite be ready for the holidays, but it's pretty much all Al Pitrelli thinks about. He's the guitarist, musical director, and an original member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and unlike most touring bands, they pack a year's worth of concerts into two months -- they're incredibly...
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I'm listening

I'm Listening is this Sunday -- I talked to a UW expert about suicide and mental illness

I generally like to post stuff here about cool new places to eat around the Sound, or fun things to do with the family on the weekend, or the best places to have a drink with a view. But once in awhile, there's a serious subject that captures my attention, and -- I hope -- yours, too. This is one...
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Steve Perry

LISTEN: “The passion for the music came back." Steve Perry of Journey talks about his comeback

When people talk about the greatest voices in music, Steve Perry’s name is always high on the list. His lead vocals on nine Journey albums are legendary, and he’s put out some indelible solo material too. But he reached a point in the late 1990s when he just got burned out, he lost his love of...
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Rock band

Listen: Toto's lead singer talks "Africa" and cold burgers backstage

Ready to sing along with "Africa" while the actual band Toto is performing it? You'll get the chance on Tuesday July 31 when Toto comes to Seattle's Moore Theatre. It'll be just the second stop on the band's "40 Trips Around the Sun" tour in honor of the band's 40th anniversary. ​I had a chance to...
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